Waterville Bridge

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Waterville Bridge
Waterville Bridge in Swatara State Park HAER 462-14.jpg
Waterville Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Waterville Bridge
Waterville Bridge is located in the US
Waterville Bridge
Location Appalachian Trail over Swatara Creek, Swatara Gap, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′49″N 76°31′55″W / 40.48028°N 76.53194°W / 40.48028; -76.53194Coordinates: 40°28′49″N 76°31′55″W / 40.48028°N 76.53194°W / 40.48028; -76.53194
Area less than one acre
Built 1890
Architect Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
Architectural style Lenticular truss
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP reference # 88002171[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1988

The Waterville Bridge is a lenticular truss bridge designed and manufactured by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.. It was built in 1890.

It was relocated from Waterville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, to Swatara State Park in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, in 1985.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. PA-462, "Waterville Bridge"